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Niferex ® -150 Capsules
(ferrous asparto glycinate and polysaccharide iron) Complex
Serving Size 1 Capsule
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
| Iron (elemental)
(33% as Sumalate™† and 67% as polysaccharide iron complex)
| Vitamin C from Ester-C ®‡
(81% and 1% of Ester-C ® as ascorbic acid and threonic acid)
|Succinic acid||50 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established|
Other ingredients: Malic acid, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, gelatin, titanium dioxide, D&C Yellow No. 10, D&C Red No. 28, FD&C Red No. 40, FD&C Blue No.1, and pharmaceutical glaze.
† Sumalate" (ferrous asparto glycinate) is a trademark of Albion International, Inc., Clearfield, Utah. U.S. Patent Pending.
‡ Ester-C® is a patented pharmaceutical grade material consisting of calcium ascorbate and calcium threonate. Ester-C® is a licensed trademark of Zila Nutraceuticals, Inc.
What are the possible side effects of ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Ferrex 150 Plus, Fe-Tinic 150, Niferex-150)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- severe lower back pain;
- painful or difficult urination;
- blood in your urine; or
- black or dark stools.
Less serious side effects may include:
- stomach upset;
- nausea or...
Last reviewed on RxList: 8/15/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Niferex-150 Information
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